2018 CHEO Dream Home

Sophisticated yet playful, modern yet luxurious, the 2018 Minto Dream Home for the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery has a glamorous vibe reminicent of 70's Hollywood.  From vibrant colors like emerald, chartruese, turquoise, persimmon, and fushia to more subtle hues like blush pink, pale blue, and soft amethyst, the foundation elements of black, white and gold metal create balance and warmth.  Trademark features of this 5500 square foot home in Stittsville include a great room with 20 foot cathedral ceilings, an in law-suite with a kitchenette and wheelchair accessible ensuite bathroom, and a study with a 10 foot high wall of cabinetry with library ladder.  


UpperWest Penthouse



410 Avenue




Bold New Wheelchair Accessible Interior Design.  Custom-built Leeds Certified Bungalow with Exercise Room, Open Concept Kitchen, Dining and Living Room, Principal Bedroom with Ensuite Closet and Bathroom, Adjacent Nurse's Bedroom, Laundry Room, Powder Room, and 2 Bedrooms with full bathroom (for guests, roommates or live-in assistance).

Colonel By

Complete Re-decorating Project of Entire Home.  Unexpected color combinations and doses of pattern create a fashion forward, vibrant, and youthful quality to this historical home.  It is like having the elegance of Manhattan and the liveliness of Palm Beach all wrapped into one graphic urbane style. Hightlights include: Murano glass chandlier, custom-designed furnishings, original abstract art by various Canadian artists, custom-designed built-in office cabinetry, designer fabrics from Schumacher, Lee Jofa, Quadrille and Jamico,  designer wallpaper from Schumacher, Hollywood Regency-inspired entrance hall mirror, and lacquered bamboo Chinese Chippendale chairs.


The Azure


The Artful Mix in New Edinburgh: Informal, Chic and Fashion Forward Decor.  Other than new decor, the principal bedroom was renovated and re-designed to include an ensuite bathroom with custom-designed vanity and dressing room with new cabinetry.




Timeless Elegance for Family Living: A Georgian Center Hall Plan in the Glebe neighborhood of Ottawa.  Renovation highlights include a new main floor interior design with a change in the structural layout and room locations, new south-facing kitchen with custom face-frame cabinetry and butler's pantry, a mudroom with dog bath, aerated locker for hockey equipment, and closets for each member of the family, and a newly decorated dining and living room with designer lighting and fabrics, custom sofa, re-upholstered vintage chairs, and silk-lined drapery.  


A Dramatic Gatineau Contemporary.   The clients' love for mid-century modern design was evident from the first consult.  Other than the Arco floor lamp, the Corbusier lounger, the wood antler accessory, and the harvest dining table (which I convinced them to re-use), the space was transformed with all new decor, drapery, a new paint colour and removal of the incomplete fireplace tile facade to further modernize the open concept living and dining room.  Hightlights include abstract original oils by Ottawa artist, Heidi Conrod and Number 7 Lounge Chairs by Ottawa studio furniture designer, Christopher Solar.  To see some before photos of the space for comparison, check out our blog titled New Normandie Portfolio/Modern Mid-Century Design.